J. Raymond Meyers

Guest Artist, Tenor

Tenor J. Raymond Meyers has sung with the opera companies of San Francisco, Portland, Anchorage, Tampa, Grand Rapids, Utah Festival, Toledo and many others. In 2009, he sang Rodolfo in La Boheme with Oregon’s Rogue Opera, and played the opera singer in the Oscar-winning movie Milk. In January 2010 he sang Andres in Wozzeck with Opera Parallèle and the Astoria Music Festival. In April of that same year, the tenor returned to Opera San Jose to sing Prunier in La Rondine.

Recent: Soloist in West Side Story Suite with San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, Carmina Burana with the Kalamazoo Symphony, and Beethoven's Ninth with the Spokane Symphony, Lippo in Street Scene with the Oakland Symphony, Four Saints in Three Acts with Opera Parallèle, Romeo in Romeo et Juliet and Hoffman in The Tales of Hoffman with San Francisco's Pocket Opera, Carmina Burana with Symphony Silicon Valley.

Most recent: Howard Boucher in Dead Man Walking with Opera Parallèle, the Governor in Candide with the Oakland Symphony, and Canio in I Pagliacci at Pocket Opera in June  2015. Upcoming: Terra Nostra|Lux Aeterna with San Francisco Choral Society in November, Amazing Grace, a children's opera, with Opera Parallèle, CPE Bach’s Magnificat with Mission Delores Church in December and I Pagliacci with Pocket Opera again in May.